| Jul 10, 2014
| 10:50 AM
The solution to the shortage of workers for well-paying STEM jobs ("More jobs than workers," July 1) does not begin with students in college; it begins in elementary schools with well-trained teachers who are prepared to inspire students early on in these...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Patricia Dixon Johnson, a retired teacher and educational volunteer, died of heart failure Monday at Roland Park Place. She was 90 and had lived in Phoenix in Baltimore County.
Born Patricia Mary Coles in Seattle, she was the daughter of Norman E. Coles,...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Lauren Hudson doesn’t exercise leadership like a typical captain on defense. The 2014 Maryvale graduate isn’t vocal or outspoken, but her actions are.
“Lauren is very quiet,” Maryvale coach Jessica Randisi said. “She lets...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Some of the residents of the Rodgers Forge neighborhood that borders Towson University's softball stadium are alumni of the school and fans of the Tigers.
They understand the university's desire to build a $2 million new facility this summer and bring...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95.
The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:25 AM
When the Towson July Fourth Parade kicks off Friday at 10:30, no one will be happier than Charles Connolly.
As chairman of the Parade Committee, Connolly will finally see the result of months of behind-the-scenes planning.
"I've been to a lot of...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:40 AM
When it comes to football, wrestling and lacrosse, few athletes can match the all-around success of Hereford's Brock Turnbaugh, who uses toughness and strength to dominate opponents.
The 2014 North County News male Athlete of the Year earned...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 8:57 AM
In less than decade, Caves Valley Partners has become one of the biggest players on the local real estate scene, with ambitious plans to reshape Towson and now South Baltimore.
The principals of the Towson-based development firm, who have deep roots...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:25 AM
Mid-week socializing used to involve bowling shoes or secret handshakes. Now bowling leagues and fraternal associations have some serious competition. Trivia Night.
The Towson area is home to more than 20 of them. For two hours a week, at restaurants...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Seth Adelsberger is a 34-year-old Baltimore painter and printmaker. He does not have a master's degree from an art school, he is not represented by a gallery, and he has not won a prestigious prize.
Nonetheless, on Sunday, a solo show that distills...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:38 PM
Edwin Cohen, a retired public school, university and religious school educator and administrator who was also executive director of Camps Airy and Louise in Western Maryland for nearly three decades, died June 21 of complications after surgery at...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:26 PM
An addiction rehabilitation psychiatrist with a history of treatment for alcohol and drug abuse was among those charged Wednesday with manufacturing and distributing the drug Ecstasy at a Towson home.
Dr. Priscilla W. Sheldon-Cost, 51, and her...